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Just built my first ever Build! Help me out!

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February 10, 2012 8:59:55 AM

Ok so here are the specs:

Case: NZXT Phantom 410
CPU: Intel core I5 2500K (Not overclocked yet since using stock cooler)
GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB Ram
MB: Asrock z68 Extreme4 Gen3
PSU: Corsair 750W *80 PLus bronze certicified*
RAM: 2 x 4GB Ripjaws x DDR3 (Total 8GB)

My temps are: (Bear in mind i live in the uk now where its quite cold)

MB IDLE: Around 30 Degrees ( Dips to 28 sometimes)
CPU IDLE: 32-34 Degrees
GPU Idle: 30-33 Degrees

Are these good readings? Stock cooler with 3 Chassis fans btw.

Also how do i check temps at load



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February 10, 2012 9:29:20 AM

Someone please :p 
a b B Homebuilt system
February 10, 2012 9:32:58 AM

Yes the temps are fine.
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February 10, 2012 9:37:45 AM

And checking temps at load?
a b B Homebuilt system
February 10, 2012 9:44:01 AM

My temps ( i have cpu cooler) :
CPU : 21 to 24 degrees on idle
GPU : 35
MOBO : 30
Try to check the temps on load.
February 10, 2012 9:57:00 AM

how do i go about going into load etc and checking it :p 
a b B Homebuilt system
February 10, 2012 10:03:08 AM

Better if you buy an aftermarket cooler and after that do the tests. If your temp are good in idle in load must be good. The problem is when the temps are high in idle , is not your case.
a b B Homebuilt system
February 10, 2012 10:10:26 AM

Temps are normal at idle.

There are many software you can use to monitor temps:

HWMonitor http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html
SpeedFan http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php
Real Temp http://www.techpowerup.com/realtemp/

Your mobo has temps devices for CPU and Chassis temperature sensing http://europe.asrock.com/downloadsite/manual/Z68%20Extr...

In order to check temps at full load you might need to stress your system. A good free software for the job is AIDA64 Extreme Edition http://www.brothersoft.com/aida64-extreme-edition-42739...
February 10, 2012 10:49:05 AM

Ok so ive just installed swtor and started playing it with all settings max.

FPS: 140

CPU TEMP: 47 DEGREES

MB TEMP: 34 DEGREES

GPU TEMP: 48-50 DEGREES
a b B Homebuilt system
February 10, 2012 11:26:26 AM

Are good temps.
a b B Homebuilt system
February 10, 2012 12:31:46 PM

Excellent!
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